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Posted on October 15th, 2023 in Classes, Featured, Students, Teaching by Aaron Dusso

The IUPUI Mock Trial Team traveled last weekend to the Golden Dome Invitational – hosted by Notre Dame – alongside 16 other teams that are made up of varying universities around the Midwest. IUPUI started the tournament with rocky footing on Saturday, with a record of 0-4. Sunday, however, was a new day and a …

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Posted on January 22nd, 2024 in Community Service, Faculty, Research, Students, Students/Alumni by Aaron Dusso

Dr. Dusso was interviewed by Business Insider for a piece on Trump’s new nickname for Nikki Haley. This was based on research he conducted with former student Sydnee Perkins:  “Crooked Hillary and Sleepy Joe: name-calling’s backfire effect on candidate evaluation,” in the Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties. Check it out: Trump is turning …

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Posted on January 8th, 2024 in Internships, Students, Students/Alumni by Aaron Dusso

Hello everyone! My name is Marlon Cabrera, and during the fall 2023 semester, I had the amazing opportunity to be an intern with the House Democratic Caucus in Washington, D.C.! This was a unique experience, and it has encouraged me to continue to pursue a career in public service. I had previously served as an …

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Posted on December 10th, 2023 in Internships, Students, Students/Alumni by Aaron Dusso

Political Science major, Payal Shah, recently completed an internship in the Indianapolis mayor’s office. It was an exciting election semester to spend in the office, which saw record high turnout for the mayoral race. In addition, she was able to have lunch and talk with him about law school and her future aspirations! He provided …

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Posted on November 28th, 2023 in Community Service, Faculty by Aaron Dusso

Dr. Dusso was on WWL First News with Tommy Tucker last week.  Check it out below: How many voters are ACTUALLY independents & don’t lean one way or the other?

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Posted on November 21st, 2023 in Community Service, Faculty by Aaron Dusso

Dr. Dusso was interviewed by The Indiana Citizen about Destiny Wells entering the 2024 race for Indiana attorney general. Check it out: CAMPAIGN LAUNCH: Democrat Destiny Wells running against Rokita for Indiana attorney general to ’get back to serving Hoosiers’

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